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Use this guide to access a range of national and international statistical data.
If you are looking for statistics relating to specific disciplines (i.e health or finance) you should also look at the relevant subject guide which may have further resources for finding statistics in your area.
Key Resources for UK Statistics
UK Data Service
Access to and support for wide range of economic and social data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data.
View, print and annotate maps online or download data to GIS/CAD software - content includes GB Ordnance Survey, Environment, Geology, Historic, Marine and Society collections of maps and data.
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Below you can find statistics from national governments and Inter-governmental organisations (IGOs).
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
Access to free statistics from official sources on the web.
Web links are arranged by country, region or subject. Some specialised databases are only available to the University of Auckland staff and students.
Single entry point for United Nations statistical databases.
International Monetary Fund
Organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
Statistics of the European Union
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
CIA World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 nations.
Britain’s largest independent social research agency.
Leading UK research company specialising in researching advertising, loyalty (customer and employee relationship management); marketing, mediaCT (media and technology), social & political research and reputation research.